No Filipino infected so far with COVID-19 in mainland China, says Ambassador Sta. Romana
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Riot police detain protesters during a demonstration in Hong Kong Sunday. Dozens were arrested after protests erupted against traders from China who buy vast amounts of duty free goods in Hong Kong and take them back to the mainland to sell at a profit. (Reuters/VOA)
China has quarantined 60 million people—more than the population of our West Coast. They’ve shut down schools indefinitely. Hong Kong has slashed travel from the mainland. We must immediately stop all travel on commercial aircraft between China & the United States.
Hundreds of Hong Kong hospital workers went on strike, demanding the government shutter all borders with mainland China as the country struggles to contain the deadly coronavirus outbreak. @ABC News' @IanPannell has the latest.